Dynamics of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises
The Dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises is also available on iTunesU.
The Dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises is a series of ten lectures given by Fr. Howard Gray, S.J. at Holy Trinity Parish in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. The lectures provide advanced reflection on the classic text of the Exercises for men and women who serve as guides for retreatants undertaking the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. All ten videos are also available on YouTube. This series was produced for Georgetown by Frank Frost Productions.
Note: To view the other lectures in this series, click on the “Playlist” link in the player above.
Presupposition and Introductory Annotations
Principle and Foundation
First Week: Dynamic, Graces, Direction
Second Week: Kingdom Meditation and Infancy of Christ
Defining Discipleship with Christ: 2 Standards, 3 Classes of Persons, and 3 Kinds of Humility
Public Ministry of Christ
Making an Election in the Context of the Exercises
Third Week: Passion and Death of Jesus
Fourth Week: Resurrection
Contemplation to Attain Divine Love
Howard Gray, S.J.
Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., has written extensively in the areas of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit mission and ministry. He has given a number of workshops on Ignatian topics in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, South East Asia, East Africa, and Australia.
He is currently the Assistant to the President for Special Projects at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. Prior to assuming this role in 2007, he served in many leadership roles in the Society of Jesus including: Rector and Dean of the Weston School of Theology, Provincial Superior of the Detroit Province, Founder and Director of the Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Boston College, and Rector and Assistant for Mission and Identity at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.